Arborist, Harrow

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Harrow SchoolHarrow

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified Arborist to join our comprehensive in-house Estates Team overseeing the maintenance and upkeep of the School’s historic estate, including 350 acres of grounds and woodlands, 60 acres of which comprise a School farm providing permanent pasture to traditional breeds of cattle and sheep.

The Harrow School Estates Team prides itself on providing the highest quality of workmanship across its estate. We are seeking a highly skilled Arborist with an appreciation and understanding of working in and around conservation areas and landscapes of historical interest.

NVQ 2 Arboricultural and NPTC qualifications for chainsaw use, climbing and aerial rescue, full driving licence are essential while Ariel Tree Rigging and First Aid qualifications are desirable.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, be able to work outdoors in all weathers and able to work unsupervised. 

Benefits include free lunch, automatic enrolment into the School’s pension scheme and use of the School’s sports facilities. There is also the opportunity for subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.

Application packs are available to download from the School’s website by clicking on the Apply button below or by contacting the HR Department on 020 8872 8579 or at

Closing date: 17 October 2018

Interviews will take place: Week commencing 22 October 2018

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all successful applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Harrow School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: 5 High Street, Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, HA1 3HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8872 8000
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Harrow School is an independent boarding secondary school for boys aged 13-18. It was established, by royal charter, in 1572 during the reign of Elizabeth I. It is operated as a Royal Charter Corporation, which is a charitable trust whose trustees ar...